Shen, The

   From Egyptian mythology, an amulet that represented the Sun's orbit and eternity.

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  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation — Infobox Company company name = The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 香港上海滙豐銀行有限公司 company company type = Subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc slogan = HongkongBank and You, The Winning Team(1987)Your Future Is Our Future(1993)The world …   Wikipedia

  • Shen —    A tooth, probably some conspicuous tooth shaped rock or crag (1 Sam. 7:12), a place between which and Mizpeh Samuel set up his Ebenezer. In the Hebrew the word has the article prefixed, the Shen. The site is unknown …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • Shen Faxing — (沈法興) (d. 620) was an official of the Chinese dynasty Sui Dynasty who, after Emperor Yang of Sui was killed in a coup led by the general Yuwen Huaji in 618, seized the modern Zhejiang and southern Jiangsu region, declaring himself the Prince of… …   Wikipedia

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